Friday, November 15, 2019

Awareness

New Laws Prompt Italian Supermarkets to Donate Unsold Food

Italy joins a group of countries that encourage supermarkets to give unsold food away to the needy after the Italian Government backed a series of laws aimed at cutting down the vast amounts of food wasted by supermarkets and...

The incredible power of aromatherapy

When you're in a bad mood, what do people typically advise you to do? Take a deep breath in, and breathe out - but some take that one step further and light up some aromatic scents. Aromatherapy has all...

Hummus Among Other Dips Less Healthy Than We Think

For years hummus and other dips like it have been marketed as a light snack with health benefits. However, recent studies have surfaced revealing that a container of hummus often contains more salt than four bags of chips combined! The...

How to become a sustainable city

Technology, intelligent buildings, energy-saving systems - these are some ideas that come to mind when we hear the term "sustainable city." However, this concept covers far beyond the construction sector. A sustainable city does not only have the proper infrastructure, but also...

Animal Rights Law Passes in Costa Rica

After being stalled in Costa Rica's legislative assembly for months an animal welfare bill has finally been passed by President Solís' administration. Up until now, animal abuse was only considered a minor offense in Costa Rica and anyone found...

Popular Insecticide Doubles as Contraceptive in Bees

According to a recent study one of the world's most widely used insecticide doubles as a dangerous contraceptive in male bees. Neonicotinoid pesticides reduce male bee's sperm production by up to 40%. The researchers behind this believe it's one...

Women from Leon XIII Clean Up Their Community

Some 50 members of The Association of Improvement in Leon XIII participated in the cleaning of the community of Garabito as a part of The Love Project, Cleaning and Recycling. The project counted on the support of the community mayor,...

Lack of fear of Zika is main risk in combating the virus

There is a lack of fear of Zika among the Costa Rican population, which has created problems in avoiding the spread of the virus. Citizens' lack of commitment in the elimination of breeding sites of the Aedes aegypti, the transmitter...

Why tea is a healthier alternative to natural energy than coffee

All over the world people seek ways to "hack" their internal energy system. Some people turn to soda drinks like Coca Cola or Pepsi products to get an extra boost, while some take it to another level and indulge...

Ministry of Health Confirms 10 Zika Pregnancies

The number of pregnant women in Costa Rica who have contracted the zika virus continues to grow. In little under a week the number went from 6 to 10 confirmed cases. This Tuesday morning coordinator of the Programa Nacional...
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Helpful Tips for Finding A Job When You’re Over Forty-five Years Old

Finding a job when your older than forty-five is not an easy task. If your age is close or above this number, you...

Costa Rica Has the Best Free-Zone in Latin America

The Top Free Zones 2019 ranking of the international Site Selection magazine again named Coyol Free Zone -for the 3rd consecutive year-...

Pet Festival on the “Paseo de Los Estudiantes” – Chinatown

As an acknowledgment to the people who do good deeds for the animals, next Saturday, November 16th, it will be held the...

Scientific Understanding of Kundalini Yoga Kundalini Yoga and Meditation as taught by Yogi

Bhajan is a powerful technology for personal transformation which helps people to live their excellence. Kundalini Yoga works with the endocrine...
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